BePro Software

We are removing our plugins from WordPress.org in 2021

On a rainy winter November day in 2020, we noticed the custom sidebars plugin notification that it was closing because of pending new WordPress features. Today, we learn that WordPress.com is starting a $5000 website building service. The writing is on the wall. WordPress is taking over their community like the Walmart or Amazon model.…

Do directory websites still make sense as a business in 2020?

Yes, they do, depending on your monetization plan. We create and run directory websites using the BePro Listings WordPress plugin that we created. I guess there is some benefit to understanding the technical and business aspects of running a directory website. Yelp and Yellowpages are still popular brands, so directories are definitely not dead. Google…